Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2021

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – adopt Budget & set tax levy
    2. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot, Old Village Hall maintenance – Spring
    3. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ball park wheelchair access, ball park base, spotlight for flag – Spring
    4. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    5. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    6. WWTP assistant committee – January
    7. Clerk communications
    8. ARPA funds
    9. Employee ID’s
  10. New Business

A: Next meeting – December 13, 2021

B: snow removal bids

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, November 15, 2021

11/8/21 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 8, 2021
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, November 8, 2021 at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Behm was absent.
Also present: Luke Reimer, Jon Block, Corin Martens & Chris Jensen.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:12 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Corin Martens is looking for a place to hold 12 step program meetings.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Klumpyan m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Clerk submitted preliminary budget calculations. President Sprague explained the current
situation with the ambulance department and the need for funds from the area municipalities.
Still mixed answers in regard to the street right-of-way abandonment to the Legion and Village Park.
It will cost $14,690 to replace the broken screen and brushes at the sewer plant.
The new assessor has asked that a line for parcel numbers be added to the building permits.
A complaint was received in regard to cats running at large and hungry and many dogs not licensed and out in the cold and hungry at an area resident’s home.
The Shawano County library director spoke to President Sprague in regard to other space for the library as there are issued between the school and public library personnel.
Receipts were reported for October.
Next meeting 11/22/21.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

PET LICENSING

Dog/cat owners who fail to license their animals by March 31st will be subject to a late fee of $5.00 and an additional late fee of $10.00 will be assessed after April 30th! The Village Treasurer will notify Shawano County Sheriff of any unlicensed animals for appropriate fine. The Board has also designated a Dog Lister, who will verify all dogs are licensed with the Village.

No licenses will be issued without a certificate of rabies vaccination. All animals 5 months and older must have a rabies vaccination by a veterinarian. This is a state imposed law.

Please mail Certificate of Rabies Vaccination when applying for a dog license by mail. Certificate of rabies vaccination will be returned with dog/cat license.

If you no longer have a dog that was licensed in the Village last year, please notify the treasurer by mail or phone in order for us to remove it from our records.

Notice to landlords – please inform your renters with dogs/cats to have them licensed!

Dog/cat fees are:

$5.00 -neutered male or spayed females

$10.00 – unneutered or unspayed dogs/cats

Licenses can be obtained starting December 15th by mailing to:

Village of Birnamwood

PO Box M

Birnamwood, WI 54414

PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION

PROPERTY TAXES

Tax bills are mailed out by the end of December.

Payment amounts are included on the payment stub(s) located at the bottom of your tax bill. Please send appropriate stub with payment (1st installment, 2nd installment or paid in full).

Please do not send the entire tax bill with payment.

You may include all parcels on one check.

You may also include dog/cat license fees on the same check.

Payments will be accepted in the form of check, cashier’s check or money order. Please do not send or pay with cash. If sending an escrow check, verify it meets or exceeds the tax bill amount and endorse the escrow check for all names listed on the check.

Tax bills under $100.00 or less are payable in full by January 31 to the Village of Birnamwood Treasurer. Tax bills over $100.00 can be paid in two installments. First installment is due by January 31st to Village of Birnamwood. Second installment is due by July 31st to the County Treasurer. Any payments after January 31st are also paid to Shawano County Treasurer.

If you want a receipt, include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Send payment to:

Village of Birnamwood

PO Box M

Birnamwood, WI 54414

or

Shawano County Treasurer

311 North Main St

Shawano, WI 54166

PRINT YOUR TAX BILL

You can print your own tax bill or tax receipt from Shawano County’s website – www.co.shawano.wi.us

Choose – Maps and land records

Choose – property/tax information – Ascent

Enter First & Last name as they appear on your tax bill or parcel ID then click “find now” button

This will bring you to your parcel number or a list of parcel numbers

Click on your red parcel number

In the middle of the page that appears next, click the drop down arrow “select detail” and select “taxes”

You will see “print tax bills” and a list of available years. Click on current year and tax bill will open as a pdf document that you can print.

To print a tax receipt, under “tax history”, click on red tax year and in pop-up in upper right corner click on red “printer friendly”. Receipt will open for you to print.

ELECTION INFORMATION

ELECTION INFORMATION

Myvote.wi.gov

At this website you can register to vote, vote absentee by mail, find where to vote, see what’s on your ballot and track your ballot.

Or contact Village Clerk at lkclerk@aol.com or 715-449-2001

Polls open : 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Voting Location: Matsche Center – 362 Railroad St.

2022 Elections

February 15 – Spring Primary

April 5 – Spring Election

August 9 – Partisan Primary

November 8 – Fall General Election

State of Wisconsin election website – elections.wi.gov

Election forms can be downloaded from here.

Application for Absentee Ballot (EL-121)

Application for Vote Registration (EL- 131)

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2021

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance –
    2. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot, Old Village Hall maintenance – Spring
    3. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ball park wheelchair access, ball park base, spotlight for flag – Spring
    4. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    5. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    6. WWTP assistant committee – January
    7. Clerk communications
    8. ARPA funds
    9. Employee ID’s
  10. New Business

A: Next meeting – November 22, 2021

B: snow removal bids

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, November 1, 2021

10/25/21 Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING OCTOBER 25, 2021
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, October 25, 2021 at the Matsche Center.
Trustee Klumpyan was absent.
Also present: Todd Anderson & Chris Jensen.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Todd Anderson from Up North Assessments LLC submitted his proposal for assessor services. A re-evaluation will need to be done in 2023. $5,820.00 for 2022 & 2026. $8,580.00 for 2023-25. Dombrowski/Behm m/s/c to accept the proposal. Roll call vote – all yes.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
R. Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Letters of cancellation were signed for Resch Ins.
A complaint was received in regard to 397 Main St. A letter will be sent.
Building permit was received from Jon Bray.
The Village laptop was infected with a virus and repaired. Recommendations were made to
go to Quickbooks online to prevent future interruption of service. R.Resch/Behm m/s/c to
purchase this service at $1,524.06. Roll call vote – all yes.
Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to accept proposal from North Branch Electric for $600.00 to replace all emergency exit lights and $220.00 for LED flood light for flag pole. Roll call vote – all yes.
Chris Jensen presented a sample of the photo ID’s for Village employees. Approved by all.
Schmidt/R.Resch m/s/c to allow Chris Jensen to purchase a new pump for the Sewer utility
for use for future backups to the system.
No snow removal bids were received.
Next meeting 11/8/21.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2021

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance –
    2. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot, Old Village Hall maintenance
    3. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ball park wheelchair access, ball park base, spotlight for flag
    4. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    5. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    6. WWTP assistant committee
    7. Clerk communications
    8. ARPA funds
    9. Employee ID’s
  10. New Business

A: Next meeting – November 8, 2021

B: Assessor

C: snow removal bids

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Friday, October 22, 2021

10/11/21 Board minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING OCTOBER 11, 2021
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, October 11, 2021 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Luke Reimer, Kristie Corazalla, Nicole Bowes, Jon Block & Chris Jensen.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Kristie spoke in regard to the Village View Trailer park which was established in 1997 & added to in 2004.
Additional searching for past paperwork will need to be done.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
R. Resch/Klumpyan m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
A quote was received from the League of WI Municipalities for property insurance and
worker’s comp. Insurance. R. Resch/Klumpyan m/s/c to accept the quote from LWM.
Roll call vote – all yes. Trustee Dombrowski will notify Resch Ins. Of the cancellation.
Trustee Resch is working with North Branch Electric for a quote for replacement of EXIT
signs in the Matsche Center.
A picnic license was issued to St. Philomena’s for October 10, 2021.
A building permit was received from Francine Loeffler.
Receipts for September were reported.
Schmidt/Klumpyan m/s/c to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance –  
    1. Property & Land Use –American Legion lot, Old Village Hall maintenance
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ball park wheelchair access, ball park base, spotlight for flag
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – Sarah St & Matthew Dr on maps?
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. WWTP assistant committee
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds
  10. New Business

A: Next meeting – October 25, 2021

B: Assessor

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, October 4, 2021